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Indiana Pumpkin Growers Association


SPONSOR of our calibrated weigh-off scale:  Antibus Scales and systems.

Scales, calibration and barcode gear.     

Thanks so much for their support!!!  Click on this text to visit their website.


Weigh-Offs to go in 2017:                                                            

Wasson Nursery:  Fishers, Indiana   This will be a new weigh-off for this year.  Saturday, September 30th, 2017.

Check in: 9:00-11:00 am   Weigh off starts 11:00 am Eastern Daylight time   Load: 3:00 pm

Directions?  Click here.  13279 E. 126th St. Fishers, IN 46037

Click here for PDF version with prize information


Fair Oaks Farms:   Weigh-off is  Saturday, October 7th, 2017.  Fair Oaks is a generous sponsor of our club. Please plan on attending! Exit 220 off I-65    Directions?  Click here.

Central Daylight time    Check in:  7:00-9:00 am  Weigh off starts at 9:00 am.  Central Daylight time  Load: 3:00 pm

Click here for PDF version with prize and other information    Central Daylight time, Central time, Chicago time, Central Daylight time!! 

Cowtoberfest at Fair Oaks Farms: click here.  October 7th and 8th  (Free admission to immediate family members to all attractions)


Other contests close to us:

Operation Pumpkin in Hamilton, OH on Friday, October 13th, 2017

Roberts Family Farm:  September 16th, 2017.   Guston, KY


2017 Indiana State Fair results 08-12-2017

How to move and inspect a large pumpkin (video from the 2017 Indiana State Fair)


Just looking for seeds???  $20 per year to join our club.

We’ll send you great seeds to get you started.

(Example of seeds received with membership)


2017 Insect and disease control program and club bulk orders

Click here:  (We’ll help you keep your plants alive!)

All Time Top Ten Giant Pumpkin list

(maintained by IPGA  09/21/2017 updated)


Indiana record pumpkin – 1739 lbs  Mark Goodman from Marion, IN

Indiana Top-Ten Giant Pumpkins list

Fair Oaks Weigh-off 2016

IPGA links

Miscellaneous pictures from past weigh-offs

All Indiana State fruit records

Comprehensive guide to growing Atlantic Giant Pumpkins

World Record Atlantic Giant pumpkin: 2,624.6 lbs

Origin of Dills Atlantic Giant pumpkins by Steve Connolly

Pumpkin seed genetics and statistics

Big Pumpkins message board: Pests, diseases and other problems

Our old website:  www.ipga.us